Breeding ewe lambs at eight to nine months of age has gained popularity on New Zealand sheep farms in recent years. This is predominantly because of the many production advantages it offers: greater net profits, increased number and weight of lambs produced per ewe productive lifetime, better use of spring herbage, early recognition of fertility potential, increased rates of genetic gain and... Continued

MFP, Loureiro, AM Paten, K Asmad, SJ Pain, PR Kenyon, WE Pomroy, I Scott, and HT Blair

Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Volume 71, Invercargill, 83-85, 2011
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